Big Data Developer – Bryanston / Fully Remote – R1m Per annum

A fast-growing global Fintech company, that is passionate about using technology to solve complex problems in a simple way is looking for a Big Data Developer to join their dynamic team!

This role involves building and operating a content management platform for a high-profile big data project that promises to revolutionise an area of finance by providing unprecedented market insight in a timely manner.
Are you a bright, highly clued-up Big Data Developer keen to join a smart but laid-back team of developers distributed in London, Johannesburg, Cape Town, and New Zealand??


This is what you need to land the job:

  • To be the type of developer that can pick up a new technology quickly and deliver features in a highly agile manner
  • Experience writing testable functional Scala in a production grade system
  • To have used Apache Spark in a production system using Scala with YARN as the resource manager
  • Experience of using a cloud platform to architect and build data pipelines
  • To easily navigate the administration of a Hadoop cluster on a cloud platform
  • To have used Docker containers to deploy your systems

What you will learn from the role:

  • We try and automate as much as possible to streamline our processes. This includes continuous integration and deployment
  • Quality is very important to us, and through automated testing we strive to keep the quality of our systems as high as possible
  • Working with large sets of data and using distributed databases
  • Lean project management
  • The potential for learning and working in another language like Java, Python or .Net Core
  • To understand basic concepts about mortgage-backed securities
  • End to end exposure to a cloud platform

Reference Number for this position is LL53910 which is a Permanent, Fully Remote position offering a cost to company of up to R1mill per annum negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Lindie on or call her on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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